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Copy of Hispanic Stereotypes in Modern Family
Transcript of Copy of Hispanic Stereotypes in Modern Family
in Modern Family
Does the manner in which stereotypes are addressed in the series Modern Family affect the audience's perception of these groups of people and how they treat these people?
Jay, Gloria, Manny,
Hispanic countries are dangerous places
Gold diggers (both men and women)
Claire, Phil, Haley, Alex, and Luke
Mitchell, Cameron, and Lily
(cc) image by nuonsolarteam on Flickr
Begin at 2:57
Making Fun of Other Hispanics
Manny: I don't like the sound of that. A lot of amenities disappear when an H turns into an M!
Jay: Hey when I met you, you were eating cereal out of a bucket. (Season 3 Episode 21)
Manny: Do we book our spa appointments through you or? (Season 3 Episode 1)
Manny Delgado: It says in the box that this is for ages sixteen and up. Are you sure I should have this?
Jay Pritchett: What do you mean? You were born sixteen. (Season 2 Episode 8)
Gloria Delgado-Pritchett: Here, how about this?
Manny Delgado: This is turquoise, not teal. And a bra?
Gloria Delgado-Pritchett: Do you think the kids in my village had pocket squares?
Manny Delgado: Again with the village. (Season 2 Episode 10)
Speaks English with a heavy accent
Originally from a very poor and dangerous village in Colombia
Hair and make-up always done
Always dressed sensually
Large mouth and teeth, very large breasts, very small waist, long hair
Javier Delgado: Golf? Pfft! That's for old men and women who like other women. (Season 3 Episode 11)
Other Hispanics Oversexualized in the Media
Begin at 0:05
- "Dependent on men" "hot-tempered"
- Cultivation Theory: the longer the exposure television, the higher the chance audiences will believe what is presented to them
- Undeserving of economic and political power
- Hostility towards this ethnic group
- More derogatory portrayals
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